Category: History

So You Think You Know London?

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So You Think You Know London? Best Of London, Secret | By: N Quentin Woolf Londonist Out Loud: So You Think You Know London? Welcome to the latest episode of Londonist Out Loud, a podcast about London. In this episode, Londonist’s own Editor-at-Large, Matt Brown, is the guest, telling us why everything we think we […]

Underground Manchester: The tunnels, tube station shops hidden beneath the city’s streets

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Underground Manchester: The tunnels, tube station shops hidden beneath the city’s streets. Take a look at some of the hidden tunnels and spaces including the remnants of a tube station that never was, a communications bunker, air raid shelters, canals and even shops More from the source: Underground Manchester: The tunnels, tube station shops hidden […]

Remarkable old Tube maps show how London Underground network has changed over the past 100 years

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These remarkable old Tube maps reveal just how much the London Underground network has evolved over the past 100 years. The historic diagrams provide a fascinating insight into the development of the capital’s iconic underground system since it first began operations in 1863. Free-hand drawings and calligraphy were used to create the first maps for the expanding […]